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4.5 (343) $$$$ $$$$ Creative, Fine Dining, Catalan


Summary: A Catalan culinary journey in a cozy setting.

Located in the Mandarin Oriental, Moments boasts a stylish and intimate dining room where guests can embark on a culinary journey through Catalan cuisine. The restaurant, a collaboration between Carme Ruscalleda and her son Raül Balam, provides diners with a choice between a 13-course tasting menu and an à la carte selection that includes dishes like ceviche, tuna loin, stuffed pigeon, and sea bass. The ambiance of the place is defined by its warm amber tones and elegant gilded ceilings, creating a moody yet inviting atmosphere. The precision and flavor-packed dishes pay homage to Catalonia's rich gastronomic culture, while the themed menu 'Les Dîners de Gala' draws inspiration from Salvador Dalí’s extravagant dinners. Sommelier Fernando Pavón is available to curate personalized wine pairings, enhancing the overall dining experience, which is concluded with exquisite desserts like the "Almond Kiss" and smoked truffle ice cream. Moments is not just a place to eat, but a destination for those seeking to savor the essence of Catalan tradition and creativity.


2 Stars
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Score 93.0 / 100 2023
Ranked # 332 in the World 2023
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Pg. de Gràcia, 38, 40, L'Eixample, 08007 Barcelona, Spain

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